The Ecocapsule. Is this the future of sustainable living?

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Wow! Look at this. Coming soon is this tiny home — or emergency shelter – the Ecocapsule. It can be pulled by a pack animal (or a truck, but pack animal sounds cooler. ) And plan-1024x677despite its small form, each Ecocapsule is fitted with all essentials necessary for a comfortable prolonged stay without a need to recharge or re-supply.

Ecocapsule is powered by a built-in wind turbine complemented with an array of solar cells. Dual power system and a high-capacity battery ensure you will have enough power during periods of reduced solar or wind activity.

The egg shape is optimized for the collection of rainwater and dew and the buEcocapsule4ilt-in water filters allow you to utilize any water source. It has a built-in retractable 750W wind turbine and an array of high efficiency solar cells. The dual-power system and a high-capacity battery ensure that there will be enough power even during periods of reduced solar and wind activity. The built-in filters allow you to utilize any water source.

The pod was designed by . The space measures 14.6 ft. in length, 7.9 ft. in width and 8.2 ft. in height. The total usable floor space is 86 sq. ft., giving the portable home enough space to comfortably fit two adults. The Ecocapsule comes complete with a folding bed, a working/dining area, a shower with hot water, a flushable toilet, a built-in kitchenette with running water, storage space and two operable windows.

According to the designers, the Ecocapsule would be ready for purchase in 2016, and they are taking orders now. The price is yet to be announced.

 

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